Fairy tale comes alive at Foresta Lumina Montreal

“Very cinematic!” What an opportunity to experience the enchanted forest.  It’s a two-hour drive from Montreal.  Give yourself plenty of time to drive into town, enjoy the day scenery and visit a quaint restaurant or cafe. Get your perfect selfie Be amazed at the spectacular light show presented by Moment Factory.  Be sure to reserve…

10 tips to reach your event fundraising target

Congratulations! You have decided to support a worthy cause.  You are now brainstorming ways to meet or even exceed your fundraising target.  How about hosting a fundraising event? Here are 10 tips to get you started!  Form your team Putting together an event is no easy feat! Gather your friends who share the same vision…

A Taste of Yunnan & Hunan at Mimi Noodle House

We discovered a new restaurant in town! With its high ceiling and open space, we sat comfortably in our seats while skimming through the menu featuring dishes from Yunnan and Hunan in China.   The friendly staff recommended the tomato based hot pot dish with pieces of crispy rice crust on top. Dig in once you…

Practice Your X Second Story

Since the ancient times, storytelling has been used to pass stories from one generation to the next.  Nowadays, storytelling has become a key element in building a business and our personal brand. Here at Whereisjupjup, we love telling a good story to better connect with our community, family and friends. Imagine stringing the right words…

Chit chat at East Thirty-Six

“Luma!” “No, Cluny! Then we can head over to The Toronto Light Fest at the Distillery after dinner.”   “Wait – 8 pm on a Sunday night? It’s way TOO late. We have work the next morning.” Messages whipped back and forth on WhatsApp as we tried to nail down a restaurant that none of…

Christmas cards in August

I was never a big fan of sending cards to family and friends. Especially now with our modern technology, human interaction and communication have become much more convenient. I would rather send an email, a Whatsapp message, or a text message. Wouldn’t that be much more instantaneous than waiting to give a card to my…

$2 Romantic Date

This candid picture was taken by a staff working at The Pride of Canada Carousel. Looking at how happy we were reminded me that a romantic date doesn’t need to be extravagant with candle light dinners. It is the moment that we share together that makes the experience worthwhile. We were on our way to…

Review – I wish P Mate was at the safari

Breathe, a sigh of relief. Such a thing exists? Wow! That was my reaction when I learned about P-Mate, a lightweight, disposable, convenient device to help women relieve themselves while standing up. I still remember this scene in my mind. We were on an all day safari trip in Kenya. I tried not to drink…

Review – Be protected from insects with Haeleum

Doing something out of the ordinary helps keep us inspired as we hustle and bustle through our daily grinds.   I enjoy the outdoors and working out, so I planned a backyard camping day with Hercules.  It has always been on my to do list.  Camping out in your backyard is very easy to set…

Father and daughter use WhatsApp to break down barriers

This is a story about a father and daughter. For many years they lived oceans apart. Some days, keeping in touch was done at ease. They were like friends making small talks about what had happened that day. On other days, making a phone call was extremely difficult. Different time zone, misunderstanding, and arguments had…